Tag: Mark Kirk

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it

Despite Trump surge, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner blows it
The Donald J. Trump earthquake has arrived, rattling the evil elite political ruling class of both parties to their very foundations. Correction, make that President-elect Donald J. Trump now. Illinois’ “Never Trump” Republicans – led by Gov. Bruce Rauner – had their political asses handed to them last night. Gone is Sen. Mark Kirk, Illinois... Read more »

KELLY TO GREG HINZ: Don't drop the ball on Mark Kirk like you did on Rahm

KELLY TO GREG HINZ: Don't drop the ball on Mark Kirk like you did on Rahm
You have to feel sorry for Chicago bloggers like Greg Hinz who feel it is their job to rewrite history. Last week, Hinz put his own revisionist spin on my cap-busting contribution in the Chicago mayor’s race.   He’s right: my $100K contribution to my campaign was a game-changer. It made sure that Rahm Emanuel... Read more »

RACISM? Sen. Mark Kirk's endorsement of Rahm sounds like Bernie Epton

RACISM? Sen. Mark Kirk's endorsement of Rahm sounds like Bernie Epton
Chicago’s mayoral race has all the makings of a Hollywood remake: It’s a classic political story recast with Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in the role of the late Mayor Harold Washington, Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) in the role of Bernie Epton, and the undercurrent of racism permeating this campaign. These days, Kirk is talkin’ like Bernie... Read more »
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